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Grimes inducted into Hall of Fame

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:19 PM | Anonymous

Paul Grimes, dean of the Kelce College of Business, has been inducted into the Mississippi Council on Economic Education Hall of Fame.

Paul Grimes

Paul Grimes

Grimes (’79 BS, ’80 MS) is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Mississippi State University, where he worked for 25 years before joining the faculty at PSU.

His international economic education work includes projects in Russia, Paraguay, South Africa, and Indonesia, and he’s the author of more than 100 scholarly research publications, and is editor-in-chief of The American Economist.

In the early 2000s, he helped to re-establish the Mississippi Council for Economic Education and was the founding director of the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy. Under his leadership, the center won an award from the National Council for Economic Education in 2008 for outstanding and innovative programs.

Grimes credited colleagues with contributing to a shared success.

“I am very honored and humbled to receive this recognition,” he said. “Throughout my academic career I have been extremely fortunate to be the right places at the right times and to be surrounded by the right people who have helped me on the way.”


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